from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Aristocratic rank, privilege, or character; the state or condition of being aristocratic in rank or feeling; membership of or adherence to a privileged class.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The principles of aristocrats.
- noun rare Aristocrats, collectively.
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- noun The
- noun Aristocrats collectively.
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He is blinded and befogged by two things: (1) his (i.e. their) aristocratism, and again (2) his satisfaction in splendour and get-up, provided it is attached to moral greatness.
Napoleonic employment he, if he had not called himself, had allowed himself to be called "M. _de_ Beyle" -- an assumption which though dropped, was not forgotten in the days of his later anti-aristocratism.
Russian writer Mikhail Kheifets, who was imprisoned with Stus and later published memoirs about him, wrote about the poet's natural aristocratism.
" The accusations of unsociability, of individualism, of aristocratism, were closely connected with this particular mood.